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Jazz trumpeter Tiger Okoshi performs during the season finale of Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon at the Center at Eastman in Grantham, N.H., on April 6, 2014. On April 12, Eastman's council will vote on a $5.7 million proposal to renovate and expand the Center at Eastman.(Valley News - Will Parson)

Eastman Expansion Questioned: Community Considers $5.7 Million Center Upgrade

Monday, April 7, 2014

Grantham — Some residents of Eastman, a private residential community, are raising questions about a proposed $5.7 million renovation and expansion of the community’s main facility, which includes a public restaurant and golf pro shop. In addition to upgrading the heating and air conditioning system with a geothermal system, improvements to the Center at Eastman would include redesigning the interior …

Patricia “Pat” Molloy

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Lakeway, Texas — Patricia “Pat” Molloy, 57 of Lakeway passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Pat was born in Albany, N.Y. on May 6, 1956 to William G. and Margaret D. Burns. Pat grew up in Ridgewood, N.J., attending Immaculate Heart Academy and later graduated from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. in 1978. Pat met her future husband in 1978 while commuting …

Letter: Vt. Legislature Is Arrogant

Thursday, March 27, 2014

To the Editor: “Vt. Senate Votes for Ban on Privatizing Schools” (March 16) was a small article, but it spoke volumes about Vermont. The town of Westford wants to consider changing its schools from public to private, following the lead of two other Vermont school districts that have already made the change. What does the Vermont Senate do? It declares a two-year moratorium …

Geraldine Fay Moulton

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Geraldine Fay Moulton, 88, of North Grantham, passed away at the New London Hospital Wednesday Morning, Feb. 26, 2014. Gerry was born in Newport, N.H. on Dec. 2, 1925, daughter to the late Leslie and Helen (LaFountain) Moulton. She was raised and educated in Campton, …

Comfort, Food: David’s House Benefits From Grantham Mac ’n Cheese Festival

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Grantham — While the first wave of connoisseurs flooded into the food festival benefiting Al Wakefield’s favorite cause early Saturday afternoon, the longtime David’s House volunteer ’fessed up. “Macaroni and cheese is one of my least favorite things,” …

In Grantham, More Sought for Schools

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Grantham School District meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m., in the Grantham Village School gymnasium. Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 11, at 5 p.m. in the Grantham Town Hall to …

Joan (Concannon) Mannix

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Joan (Concannon) Mannix, 91, of Troon Drive in Grantham, N.H., died on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at her home in Eastman, N.H., surrounded by her family. Joan was born in Milwaukee, Wis., to Helen (Hurley) and Leo J. Concannon. A graduate of Newton High School, …

Jean Alice Myers Miller

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Greenwich, Conn. — Jean Alice Myers Miller, 92, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 at The Nathaniel Witherell, a nursing Center in Greenwich. Born in Naperville, Ill. on Jan. 15, 1922, the eldest daughter of Truman and Marianne (Brough) Myers, Jean went to high school in Naperville and then …

Jane E. LaHaye

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Concord, N.H. — Jane E. LaHaye, 61, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. She was born on Feb. 5, 1953 in Lebanon, N.H. to the late Daniel & Theresa (LeBrun) LaHaye Sr. Jane attended schools in Lebanon and later went on to beautician school. She loved flower gardening, …

Gale B. Schmidt

Friday, January 31, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Gale B. Schmidt, 69, of Grantham, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at her home. Full obituary to follow. …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, Jan. 28

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Grantham School Board OKs Proposed $8.5M Budget Grantham — The School Board last week approved a proposed budget of almost $8.5 million for next school year, a 6.4 percent increase over current spending. The proposal, an increase of …

Grantham Man Joins RSG Board

Sunday, January 26, 2014

White River Junction — RSG Director Dan Weinstein, of Grantham, and RSG Senior Director Peter Plumeau, of South Burlington, Vt., have been appointed to the RSG board of directors by the company’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan trustees. The …

Elizabeth Collyer Hayes

Friday, January 24, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Elizabeth Collyer Hayes, 86, of Eastman, passed away following a brief decline of health at the New London Hospital, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Bets was born in East Orange, N.J., on April 6, 1927, daughter of the late Frank and Isabel (Huff) Collyer. She grew …